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Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour

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  • Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3685CNX10C

The city of Chiang Mai has a wealth of beautiful and historic Buddhist Wats (temples), 36 Wats within the old city walls and many more in the surrounding countryside. Near the summit of Doi Suthep, a 5300 feet peak named after the hermit Sudeva who lived on the mountain's slopes for many years, is the 600 year old temple of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep.

Highlights

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  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

After a drive up the mountain's winding road, the final climb to the site is via an enormous mythological Nagas (Dragon-headed serpent) staircase of 306 steps. On a clear day, there are incomparable views over the city of Chiang Mai from the temple grounds.

Wat Chedi Luang consists of an impressive chedi, originally built in 1411. It reached a height of over 278 feet before it was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1545. It now reaches a height of 196 feet. The temple also contains the city pillar. Statue in small shelters surrounding this building are the home of guardian spirits.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from centrally located Chiang Mai hotels
Departure Time:
  • Morning Tour: 8:45am
  • Afternoon Tour: 1:45pm

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Duration:
3 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
  • Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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8:00am from town area hotels
Code: TT0800

Morning Chiang Mai City & Temples Tour including pick up & drop off from Chiang Mai city hotels

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USD $28.16
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1:00pm tour town area hotels
Code: TT1300

Afternoon Chiang Mail City & Temples Tour including pick up & drop off from Chiang Mai city hotels

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8:00am from Four Seasons Hotel
Code: FS0800

Morning Chiang Mai City & Temples Tour including pick up & drop off from the Four Seasons Hotel

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USD $43.61
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1:00pm from Four Seasons Hotel
Code: FS1300

Afternoon Chiang Mai City & Temples Tour including pick up & drop off from the Four Seasons Hotels

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USD $43.61
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Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour

Chiang Mai City and Temples Half-Day Tour

Inclusions:
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach
    • Local guide
    • Entrance fees
    Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Additional Information:

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
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    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: Stuart W, July 2016

    Friendly and informative guide who was guenuinely interested in making sure we understood the city and culture. Well worth the time. Great value

    Reviewed by: Anne A, July 2016

    This tour was amazing!

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